A Christian Pilgrim in India: The Spiritual Journey of Swami by Harry Oldmeadow

By Harry Oldmeadow

This e-book offers a biographical account of the impressive Benedictine monk, Henri Le Saux (1910-1973), who spent the final two-and-a-half a long time of his lifestyles in India the place he immersed himself in Hindu spirituality. It strains the imperative issues of his prolific writings on non secular and mystical issues.

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16. Dr Biot, quoted by E. Duperray, “A Sign of the Spirit,” in Abhishiktananda (ed), Swami Parama Arubi Anandam, 99-100. 17. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 16. 18. Abhishiktananda, Swami Parama Arubi Anandam, 2. 19. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 56. 20. On this name see Friesen, 1, and L 40. 21. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 73. 22. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 2. 23. BA 24. 24. BA 27. 25. BA 90. 26. Abhishiktananda quoted in du Boulay, 63. 27. See Abhishiktananda, Swami Parama Arubi Anandam, 18-19.

76. GD xi. 77. SAC 172. 78. SAC xiii (italics mine). 79. K. Coomaraswamy, Selected Letters, 108. 80. FS 27. 81. Vattakuzhy, 210. 82. Panikkar, 446. 83. R. Panikkar, Introduction to Ascent to the Depth of the Heart, xxi. 84. R. Panikkar, Introduction to Ascent to the Depth of the Heart, xx. 85. See FS 50-52. 86. M. Rogers, Abhishiktananda, 15. 87. 1970, 324. 88. SAC 59. 89. Quoted in Friesen, 154. 90. EG 152. 91. Vattakuzhy, 82. 92. Panikkar, 435-436. 93. 69, 223. 94. Quoted in Vattakuzhy, 91-92.

28. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 21-22. 29. J. Stuart in L 52. 30. For a clear-eyed and sensitive account of some of the difficulties in the inter-relations of Abhishiktananda, Monchanin, Mahieu, and Griffiths, see du Boulay, 153-155. 31. Quoted in S. Rohde, Jules Monchanin, 67. 32. The phrase “invisible ministry” is Bettina Bäumer’s. 33. G. Weber, In Quest of the Absolute, 3. 29 A Christian Pilgrim in India 34. For some material on the Christian ashram movement see H. Ralston, Christian Ashrams: A New Religious Movement in Contemporary India (1987); Sister Vandana Mataji, Gurus, Ashrams, and Christians (1978), and “Spiritual Formation in Ashrams in Contemporary India” (1990); Sister Vandana Mataji (ed), Christian Ashrams: A Movement with a Future?

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